Event Report

WFEO President attended the Sweden-China Top Scientist Dialogue & Memorial Gala Dinner in the Spirit of Nobel


President Gong Ke and Ambassador Helena Sångeland
 
WFEO President Gong Ke attended the Sweden-China Top Scientist Dialogue & Memorial Gala Dinner in the Spirit of Nobel as invited by Ambassador Helena Sångeland of the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing on 10 December.

The Memorial Gala Dinner was hosted to celebrate the Nobel Day 2020 under the theme of ...

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KLESF Webinar Careers of Young women engineers


A webinar showcasing the careers of young women engineers involved in careers that advance sustainable development was hosted by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering at the Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) on 18 December 2020.

KLESF is an initiative with various programmes and activities that aims to promote interest in ...

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FIDIC special webinar “Recovery with integrity” for UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day


WFEO partner the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) hosted the special webinar “Recovery with integrity” for UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2020.

Corruption thrives in times of crisis and the ongoing global pandemic has not been an exception. During the Covid-19 health crisis, fighting corruption can mean the difference between life and ...

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World Engineers Symposium

The World Engineers Convention (WEC 2019) that took place in Melbourne between 20 and 22 November 2019 was one of the most successful events co-hosted by Engineers Australia and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations. It attracted over 3,000 participants from 47 countries around the world.

In celebration of that success, Engineers Australia ...

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International Forum on Engineering Education 2020


The 2nd International Forum on Engineering Education co-organized by the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the UNESCO Category II Centre, the International Centre for Engineering Education (ICEE), Tsinghua University, was held between 2 and 4 December 2020.

The Forum had the theme of “Environment and Sustainable Development“, and included presentations and discussions ...

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World Conference on Science Literacy 2020

The World Conference on Science Literacy 2020 was successfully held on 8 December 2020 in Beijing, with the theme “Improve Public Science Literacy, Promote Global Anti-pandemic Effort”.

The conference is organised by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and supported by WFEO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the ...

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Report on the second World Forum on Science and Technology Development


The second World Forum on Science and Technology Development, with the theme of “Trust, Cooperation and Development” was successfully held between 8 and 9 November 2020, in Beijing, which has attracted an online audience of more than 26 million viewers.

This forum was organized by WFEO national member the China ...

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WFEO-YEFL Webinar “Engineering the Future” No. 2 Climate Action

The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the second webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #2 Climate action on 12 October 2020.

Speakers, representing different levers – engineering, technology, finance, governance, collective action – discussed the key challenges, opportunities and the role of new technologies, innovative engineering in ...

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Engineering and SDGs for Humanitarian Solutions – Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon


The University of Sydney Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering ran its second Humanitarian Hackathon to engage engineering students on humanitarian needs, especially in the Pacific region and the need for innovative engineering solutions to advance the goals of sustainable development. Dr Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Gen. The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, ...

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